Posts Tagged ‘children

Trapped from conception

Oct 22, 2010 | Discuss

Trapped from conception

Children born and raised in a “culture of smoking and drinking”  are trapped in an iceberg with a tip  of child abuse and neglect — identified in a report handed to the Northern Territory Government this week. Writes Russell  Skelton in today’s Age: KON Vatskalis, the Northern Territory’s hapless minister for children and families, admits he will have to tear down the system for protecting Aboriginal children from abuse and neglect, and start again. ”The de...Read more